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Facilitador de Desarrollo Integral (San Lorenzo, Santa Lucia )

Facilitador de Desarrollo Integral. Boaco (Santa Lucia, San Lorenzo)

Objetivo del puesto:

Asegurar el Bienestar de Niñez patrocinada en el área de enfoque primario en coordinación con los especialistas de Programas Técnicos y CESP, en asocio con organizaciones, instituciones y organización comunitaria presentes en el área.

Formación académica:

Licenciaturas en Trabajo Social, Sociología, Antropología Social, Ingenierías, Derecho, Administración y carreras afines, Nutrición, Enfermería, Psicología, Pedagogía.

Conocimientos y habilidades:

Planificación operativa.

Manejo de la legislación nacional en temas de familia y protección de la niñez

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos.

Dominio de paquetes computarizados en ambiente Windows e Internet.

Trabajo en equipo multidisciplinario.

Capacidad de análisis y síntesis.

Licencia de conducir motocicleta.

Manejo de técnicas para la resolución de conflictos.

Capacidad para organizar, dirigir y facilitar eventos.

Coordinación con voluntariado y socios locales.

Experiencia:

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos

Principales responsabilidades:

Diseñar e implementar procesos de capacitación según metodologías y acciones establecidas en el Modelo de Unlock Literacy en coordinación con las iglesias a nivel Municipal

Capacitar a voluntarios y padres de familias en estrategias didácticas y metodologías de animación de lecto-escritura y comunicación.

Monitorear el funcionamiento permanente de herramientas tecnológicas y didácticas en 6 iglesias en un marco de protección de la niñez.

Monitorear la permanencia del grupo meta en las actividades del proyecto.

Realizar acciones conjuntas con socios y actores locales para el bienestar integral de la niñez conforme acuerdos establecidos para el asocio.

Elaborar planes e informes narrativos mensuales y semestrales de actividades del proyecto y participar en elaboración de línea base y evaluación del proyecto.

Facilitador de Desarrollo Integral - Jinotega

Facilitador de Desarrollo Integral Jinotega ( Yali, Pantasma)

Objetivo del puesto:

Asegurar el Bienestar de Niñez patrocinada en el área de enfoque primario en coordinación con los especialistas de Programas Técnicos y CESP, en asocio con organizaciones, instituciones y organización comunitaria presentes en el área.

Formación académica:

Licenciaturas en Trabajo Social, Sociología, Antropología Social, Ingenierías, Derecho, Administración y carreras afines, Nutrición, Enfermería, Psicología, Pedagogía.

Conocimientos y habilidades:

Planificación operativa.

Manejo de la legislación nacional en temas de familia y protección de la niñez

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos.

Dominio de paquetes computarizados en ambiente Windows e Internet.

Trabajo en equipo multidisciplinario.

Capacidad de análisis y síntesis.

Licencia de conducir motocicleta.

Manejo de técnicas para la resolución de conflictos.

Capacidad para organizar, dirigir y facilitar eventos.

Coordinación con voluntariado y socios locales.

Experiencia:

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos

Principales responsabilidades:

Diseñar e implementar procesos de capacitación según metodologías y acciones establecidas en el Modelo de Unlock Literacy en coordinación con las iglesias a nivel Municipal

Capacitar a voluntarios y padres de familias en estrategias didácticas y metodologías de animación de lecto-escritura y comunicación.

Monitorear el funcionamiento permanente de herramientas tecnológicas y didácticas en 6 iglesias en un marco de protección de la niñez.

Monitorear la permanencia del grupo meta en las actividades del proyecto.

Realizar acciones conjuntas con socios y actores locales para el bienestar integral de la niñez conforme acuerdos establecidos para el asocio.

Elaborar planes e informes narrativos mensuales y semestrales de actividades del proyecto y participar en elaboración de línea base y evaluación del proyecto.

Chief of Party (CoP) Highland Resilience Activity, Ethiopia

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) for the proposed USAID funded Highland Resiliency Activity in Ethiopia. The Highland Resilience Activity will support the graduation of Productive Safety Net Program (PSNP) clients by linking them with new on-farm, off-farm, and employment opportunities. The Activity will have a strong focus on improving access to finance for vulnerable highlands households and will be integrated into USAID's Resilience Food Security Activities (RFSAs) in five regions of Ethiopia. This activity is expected to be a 5-year program in the $50-100M range. The solicitation is expected to be released in November 2021 and awarded in June 2022.

The Chief of Party (CoP) is responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. For management, the COP must have proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries. The COP must have prior experience effectively managing USAID development activities.

The COP must have prior experience working in Ethiopia or the Eastern Africa region, familiarity with the country’s social landscape, and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor -funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

The COP must have demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting. S/he must understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender and youth issues in food security programming and within staff and management of the activity. Demonstrate experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

  • Ensure appropriate project quality support to consortium members through purpose leads.

  • Oversee that bottlenecks and challenges to project impact are addressed at various levels of stakeholders using forums such as Technical Working Groups, donor/government led coordination meetings and meetings with consortium member project managers.

  • In collaboration with partners' Project Managers, design and facilitate regular project learning events with consortium partners and other key stakeholders, ensuring that lessons of sound practice are documented and disseminated through project implementation and review.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Ensure grant/project budget is managed within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO IPG staff.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing management responsibility in international development projects is required.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies, rules and regulations.

  • Familiarity with USAID FFP Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) programs, to include Market System Development, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Proven ability to manage technical teams and to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • S/he must understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender and youth issues in food security programming and within staff and management of the activity.

  • Demonstrate experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

  • Experience working/living in countries in Eastern Africa. Familiarity with the context of Ethiopia.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Fluency in English. Fluency in Amharic will be an added advantage.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.

  • Experience as a CoP/PD or senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Previous experience with Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing alliances with the private sector is desirable.

  • Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints.

  • English. Other local languages are preferable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with regular travel to project sites.

  • Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25 % of the time.

  • On call: as required.

Project Coordinator (DFAT)-Bekaa

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to provide overall coordination to the project and to ensure project deliverables are met and that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor requirements. Provide guidance, mentorship, and technical assistance to staff to ensure quality implementation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

TIME SPENT

  1. Plan and coordinate the project’s field activities

40%

  • Ensure that all aspects of the project’s daily management are met, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries liaison, evidence generation, coordination and risk management.

  • Develop and guide the project team on the usage of project management tools (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, financial tracking, programmatic process flows)

  • Handle project’s procurement needs according to the developed procurement plan.

  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in good quality based on the project/s outcomes and taking into consideration the local context

  • Follow-up and coordinate with the MEAL and technical teams to ensure that all needed tools are in place, developed and analyzed according to the project needs

  • Review project level analysis and highlight trends to program manager. Implement the recommended operational measures to address gaps and challenges.

  • Contribute in the development of ToRs for external consultants

  • Responsible of the production of high quality narrative reports in a timely manner and based on the agreed template and proceses.

  • Provide guidance to teams/partners to identify convenient locations for undertaking project activities based on technical standards.

  • Engage in proposal development as required by the Program Manager.

  • Ensure the quality of implementation in reference to the donor’s guidelines, national SOPs, best practices while also generating evidence to show contribution to WVL national strategic objectives.

  • Ensure that lessons learned, risks and innovation are well documented and shared with the program team

  • Support the identification and escalation of advocacy issues to Program Manager.

  • Participate in periodic evaluations of the impact of the project on the beneficiaries with support from the MEAL unit.

All donors requirements and activities are implemented as per the agreed plan.

  1. Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community

10%

  • Establish and maintain contact and productive working relationships with community representatives, local and international organizations, at the field level.

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them in the project interventions and agree on their contributions in order to ensure sustainability.

  • Ensure partners’ capacity assessment is conducted and capacity building plans are in place and implemented.

  • Support the Program Manager in engaging and pre-positioning WV with NGOs and local partners to scale up the sector portfolio in the area.

  • Actively attend and participate in sector working groups

  • Support in undertaking a stakeholder mapping analysis ( on the different NGOs operating in the sector and areas, in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfil, power dynamics, and to identify potential local ).

  • In collaboration with the Cash & Livelihood specialist, contribute to technical evaluation of activities and take initiative to propose adjustment of activities depending on needs and circumstances.

Strong relationships with communities and stakeholders are built for better implementation

  1. Handle Staff Management

20%

  • Develop JDs and Recruit staff, whenever needed.

  • Provide leadership and coaching to the direct reports in terms of project management and quality of implementation.

  • Effectively manage the performance of direct reports ensuring performance agreements, regular performance reviews, and annual appraisals are done. Address performance or behavioral issues when they arise.

  • Together with the Program Manager and sector Specialist, plan and provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with the P&C Department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.

Staff recruitment and staff Performance are managed properly.

  1. Handle output level reporting, safeguarding and accountability incidents reporting

25%

  • Ensure that output level reporting is done as per the established guidelines

  • Complete the required information in Activity info as per the set deadlines

  • Fill project targets as per the set guidelines

  • Ensure timely reporting for information disseminated to communities/partners/donors and Support Offices.

  • Ensure compliance with donor and World Vision’s policies and technical tools set in place

  • Develop project-specific material such as QandAs

  • Conduct activities that enable partners to be properly informed about WVL, its Complaint mechanism, the project activities and WVL Safeguarding policy and other policies

  • Ensure beneficiary feedback is addressed in a timely manner and refer the complaints raised to the Accountability unit as per the set guidelines.

  • Fill the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis and send it to the relevant focal person

  • Report any child and adult safeguarding incident as per the established guidelines and ensure that safeguarding incidents are being reported by project staff as required

  • Report on the Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) ensure that MoVs are validated

  • Report on the activities in a timely and quality manner that would help submission of accurate reports internally and externally.

Reports are accurate and submitted on a timely manner as per requirements

  1. Perform other duties as required

5%

  • Participate in the reflection events, monthly meetings, yearly planning and major events.

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

  • Responsible of own & staff security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or risk manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • University degree or higher education relevant to Social Studies, development-related field or Business Management;

  • 3-5 years of experience in managing staff, work with local partners, and build capacity of both;

  • Very Good written and spoken English and Arabic languages

  • Strong understanding of best practices and strategies in the basic assistance and Cash sector

  • Proven experience in community mobilization;

  • Proven experience working in emergency settings;  

  • Strong understanding of project Cycle Management and tools

  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners

  • Good computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license.

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to dynamic team operating in a fragile environment

Oficial de desenvolvimento

ANÚNCIO DE VAGAS

A World Vision-Moçambique (WV-Moç) torna blico que pretende recrutar, no âmbito do Programa de Patrocínio à Criança para o distrito de Memba, Província de Nampula:

  • Três (3) Oficiais de desenvolvimento Baseados nas localidades de Mazua, Cava,Tropene.

Propósito da Posição: Oficial de Desenvolvimento

O propósito da posição de Oficial de Desenvolvimento é de trabalhar dentro e com a comunidade, criando entendimento sobre as iniciativas de desenvolvimento existentes, e servir de catalisador e mobilizador de grupos locais. O Oficial de Desenvolvimento tem como objectivo facilitar o surgimento de iniciativas lideradas pela comunidade para melhorar e sustentar o bem-estar das crianças e suas famílias. O entendimento que o Oficial de Desenvolvimento tem sobre a comunidade, e as habilidades que tem de facilitação comunitária, são essenciais para assegurar uma abordagem inclusiva na qual a WV-Moçambique é capaz de trabalhar com os mais pobres para assegurar que haja um envolvimento efectivo da comunidade e liderança.

Requisitos de Provimento:

  • Nível Médio; de preferência grau de bacharel;

  • Pelo menos 3 anos de experiência anterior relevante, incluindo pelo menos um ano na facilitação do desenvolvimento dentro e com a comunidade;

  • Carta de condução de Motociclos;

  • Fortes habilidades de facilitação, incluindo catalizar, conectar e capacitação de grupos comunitários;

  • Fortes habilidades interpessoais, incluindo a habilidade e comitimento de escutar outras pessoas.

Outras competências / atributos:

  • Boa capacidade de comunicação em língua Portuguesa e em língua local (Emakua);

  • Boa capacidade de comunicação interpessoal;

  • Conhecimento básico de aspectos de trabalho de desenvolvimento incluindo saúde, educação, segurança alimentar, protecção da criança, gestão de desastres e advocacia;

  • Habilidade com idioma Inglês é uma vantagem, mas não é obrigatório;

  • Capacidade de usar iniciativas e adoptar uma abordagem pró-activa e para priorizar e gerenciar a carga de trabalho;

  • Entendimento conceptual de e comitimento ao trabalho de desenvolvimento entre os pobres.

Forma, Prazo e Endereçamento de Candidatura:

Os interessados que reúnem os requisitos acima mencionados, podem submeter os seus CVs, e carta de manifestação de interesse até ao dia 16 de Outubro de 2021, através do: careers.wvi.org

Somente os candidatos seleccionados serão contactados!

ATENÇÃO!

A World Vision-Moçambique (WV-Moç) informa ao público, em geral, que o recrutamento e contratação de trabalhadores são gratuitos e não cobra absolutamente nada aos candidatos.

Há indivíduos estranhos que na posse de números de telefone supostamente não registados contactam pessoas e tentam cobrar valores para vagas que são anunciadas. Esses casos deverão ser reportados à esquadra policial mais próxima, pois, trata-se de burladores. Tais indivíduos não são trabalhadores da WV-Moç

A World Vision-Moçambique é uma organização cristã de ajuda, desenvolvimento e promoção da justiça, dedicada ao trabalho com as crianças, suas famílias e comunidades no mundo todo, para que elas atinjam seu potencial máximo através da abordagem das causas da pobreza e da injustiça. A World Vision-Moçambique está ao serviço de todos, independentemente da sua religião, raça, etnicidade e género.

Development Facilitator - Assessment

JOB OPPORTUNITY

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based organization dealing with relief aid, development, and advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Development Facilitator - Assessments x 2

Reporting to: Area Programme Manager

Location: Mansa, Zambia

Purpose of the Position

To understand the current situation and the context of the district for the potential Area Programme, with the view of identifying opportunities, vulnerabilities, capacities, and resources present. Additionally, being able to decide feasibility of the programme, and set priorities in consultation with district stakeholders.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead assessment and design processes as per standard in the Development Programme Approach.

  • Ensure that the assessment processes (including sponsorship and special projects) are implemented timely and budget spent according to the project operation plan.

  • Facilitate community engagement and networking with partners and communities through the assessment and design process

  • Facilitate the assessment process and utilize appropriate tools for data collection.

  • Build relationships with and among government organizations, Traditional leaders, Non-Governmental Organisation’s, Churches and other Faith Based Organisations

  • Develop the draft assessment report and Area Programme Plan document in a participatory manner with all key stakeholders.

  • Work closely with the communities and other stakeholders to mobilise for child sponsorship

  • Ensure Area programme priorities and approaches are aligned with community, partners and National Office strategies.

  • Write and submit monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports timely.

  • Document the entire assessment and design process adequately.

  • Support the recruitment and orientation of all Area Programme staff about WV Ministry.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Science

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Development Programmes and Program Management in a complex, international organisation, preferably in the NGO context.

  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations would be an added advantage.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Strong community engagement and facilitation skills

  • Working knowledge in child sponsorship

  • Working knowledge of IciBemba is an added advantage

  • Proven track record on partnership facilitation skills

  • Proven track record on strong community engagement skills

  • Experience in networking is necessary

  • Excellent skills in project design and report writing.

  • Excellent communication and human relations skills.

  • Holder of a Driver’s license.

  • Mature Christian, with strong integrity.

  • Good understanding of World Vision core values and Commitment to core values.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: 10% Office-based with 90% travel to the field

  • Travel: international as required

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Programme Cluster Lead- Kolwezi

PROGRAMME CLUSTER LEAD

No Offre: HR/EZO/082/FY21

Work Location : Kolwezi

  1. Purpose

    The role of the Program Cluster Lead is to provide overall leadership and management for the Cluster Programme, in accordance with relevant strategies (including national strategy and technical approaches), policies (including DME Policy, Child Protection Policy, Sponsorship Policy, HEA Policy and standards (including DPA, LEAP). This includes managing a team of up to 20 staffs (with usually 6-8 as direct reports) and a budget of up to $4,000,000, and overseeing the sector projects that have been selected for that particular Cluster. This also involves external relationships with local government, communities and funding offices.

  2. Major Responsibilities:

  1. Team Leadership

  1. Facilitate a working environment of mutual trust, respect, and care among all staff. Encourage effective teamwork, with staff members supporting each other.

  2. Conduct monthly staff meetings to ensure issues are raised and addressed and to encourage reflection on ADP progress and learning for improvement

  3. Ensure P+C documentation is completed to a high standard including PRFs, PAFs, Annual Performance Plans, Mid-Year Performance Reviews, Annual Performance Reviews, and Learning and Development plans.

  4. Take responsible for building the capacity of programme staff, enhancing their commitment, character, competence, and critical thinking; work with direct reports to develop and implement personal capacity building plans, identifying specific capacity gaps and appropriate development opportunities; provide coaching to direct reports to enhance their capacity.

  1. Local Relationships and Local Level Advocacy

  1. Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders at the cluster level, including government, other NGOs and churches.

  1. Act as the primary focal point for government relations in the cluster, with the cluster Administrator and other key government agencies. Maintain strong and open relationships with government entities to ensure their support for WV’s projects.

  2. Develop a good understanding of cluster development plans to ensure that WV’s plans are aligned with, and complementing, government plans.

  3. Communicate WV’s approaches to government and other stakeholders such that they can become a partner with WV rather than viewing WV as a donor.

  4. Prepare and submit key information and reports to government to ensure they are kept up to date with WV’s project works.

  5. Build alliances with other organizations who have a focus on the well-being of children, which can then work together with WV to increase impact. Ensure these retain a focus on the most vulnerable children.

  6. Develop advocacy partnerships with other like-minded organizations, seeking to influence policy development and application in the best interests of children.

  1. Programming standards

  1. Facilitating assessments, design/ redesign of Technical Program (TP) measurements, and evaluation exercises for quality assurance;

  2. Facilitating program design/redesign (TP) to focus on cluster approach;

  3. Facilitating Technical program on basis of the technical approaches for implementation within the cluster;

  4. Facilitating review, assessment and evaluation of program team at Cluster level and provide effective feedback to NO regards to the implementation of the recommendations from the studies;

  5. Ensuring quality and timely monthly, quarterly, bi–annual and annual projects/programs narrative together with annual budget, Area Plans and facilitate program/project monthly funding and review financial reports; and

  6. Ensuring that both Evaluation and Audit (Finance and Operations) recommendations are timely responded to, fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly.

  7. Working with community to identify economic potentials available within the community and how to utilize them;

  8. Creatively preparing Grant and PNS proposals that relate to rural livelihood to provide sustainable economic development platform for achieving CWBO;

  9. Translating the available economic potentials to improve household income within the cluster;

  10. Working with the community to address the challenges which can turn into great opportunities;

  11. Promoting and come up with new innovation and simple technologies that will address some of the challenges;

  12. Connecting value chain producer groups with markets within the cluster;

  1. Financial Management

  1. Ensure that annual budgets are prepared and submitted on time

  2. Monitor funding commitments and spending against budget, ensuring that good stewardship of financial resources is being practiced and that spending is on target with project plans.

  3. Review monthly financial reports and prepare monthly variance explanations to ensure variances from targets are understood.

  4. Lead the preparation of mid-year budget revisions to adjust for learnings in the first half of the year.

  5. Ensure that WV financial policies are followed at all times, and that management action is taken when staff do not follow policies.

  6. Prepare management responses to audits and take follow up action to ensure audit issues are closed within the necessary deadlines.

  1. Reporting

  1. Prepare and submit regular reports to the Zonal office and National Office, compiling reports from other departments of the District team. Specifically these include Monthly Management Report, 6-monthly Programme Report, Annual Programme Report

  2. Prepare and submit reports to local government as requested or as needed by government offices.

  3. Ensure that there is a good flow of information between Cluster , Zonal office and National Office such that issues are identified and reported on before they become difficult to manage.

  4. Monitor local context and report on how changes in context may affect programme activities. This includes changes in the security environment.

  5. Provide coaching and feedback to staff to improve the quality of reports that are prepared.

  1. Support Office Relationships

  1. Build effective relationships with Support Offices. Respond to queries and requests for information and stories in a timely manner. Ensure a good flow of information between Cluster projects and Support Offices such that they continue to see WV DRC as an effective partner.

  2. Host visits from Support Office staff and Sponsors; ensure they have a good understanding of WV’s work in the ADP, the challenges and the successes.

  1. General

  1. Communicate World Vision's Christian values and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

  2. While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, World Vision reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when necessary

Attend and lead weekly devotions

  1. Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Minimum Qualification required: Bachelor Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Health & Nutrition, Education or other related Social Science field

  • Experience:5 - 7 years in program/project leadership at Managerial level,

  • Preferred:Preferred: Experience in WV programming in one or all the Technical Programs

  • Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Computer skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision

  • Able to contextualize development models in an innovative way

  • Have a ‘can do’ mindset and ability to work with a team to figure out the ‘how’

  • Be empowerment focused as opposed to service delivery.

  • Able to engage religious leaders of all faiths by mobilizing them to promote holistic development.

  • Management information system skills

  • Program/project management skills

  • Skills in report writing and project designs Basic knowledge on human resources management

  • Ability to manage crisis and work related disturbances.

  • Experience in working with donor funds, sponsorship operations and grants funding.

  • Working knowledge of disaster management, emergency preparedness, monitoring and evaluation, sphere standards are added advantage.

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and other stakeholders

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Closing date: October 25, 2021

Application

To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the P&C Director of World Vision DRC, accompanied by a CV, as following, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);

Facilitador de Desarrollo Integral San Ramón - Matagalpa

Facilitador de Desarrollo Integral.

Objetivo del puesto:

Asegurar el Bienestar de Niñez patrocinada en el área de enfoque primario en coordinación con los especialistas de Programas Técnicos y CESP, en asocio con organizaciones, instituciones y organización comunitaria presentes en el área.

Formación académica:

Licenciaturas en Trabajo Social, Sociología, Antropología Social, Ingenierías, Derecho, Administración y carreras afines, Nutrición, Enfermería, Psicología, Pedagogía.

Conocimientos y habilidades:

Planificación operativa.

Manejo de la legislación nacional en temas de familia y protección de la niñez

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos.

Dominio de paquetes computarizados en ambiente Windows e Internet.

Trabajo en equipo multidisciplinario.

Capacidad de análisis y síntesis.

Licencia de conducir motocicleta.

Manejo de técnicas para la resolución de conflictos.

Capacidad para organizar, dirigir y facilitar eventos.

Coordinación con voluntariado y socios locales.

Experiencia:

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos

Principales responsabilidades:

Diseñar e implementar procesos de capacitación según metodologías y acciones establecidas en el Modelo de Unlock Literacy en coordinación con las iglesias a nivel Municipal

Capacitar a voluntarios y padres de familias en estrategias didácticas y metodologías de animación de lecto-escritura y comunicación.

Monitorear el funcionamiento permanente de herramientas tecnológicas y didácticas en 6 iglesias en un marco de protección de la niñez.

Monitorear la permanencia del grupo meta en las actividades del proyecto.

Realizar acciones conjuntas con socios y actores locales para el bienestar integral de la niñez conforme acuerdos establecidos para el asocio.

Elaborar planes e informes narrativos mensuales y semestrales de actividades del proyecto y participar en elaboración de línea base y evaluación del proyecto.

Education Project Coordinator-Bekaa

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the position is to manage the Education project in Central Bekaa and Irsal areas and ensure that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor compliance.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

45%

Plan and coordinate the project’s field activities

  • Ensure that all aspects of the project’s daily management are met, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries liaison, evidence generation, coordination and risk management.

  • Develop and guide the project team on the usage of project management tools (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, financial tracking, programmatic process flows)

  • Handle project’s procurement needs according to the developed procurement plan.

  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in good quality based on the project/s outcomes and taking into consideration the local context

  • Follow-up and coordinate with the MEAL and technical teams to ensure that all needed tools are in place, developed and analyzed according to the project needs

  • Review project level analysis and highlight trends to program manager. Implement the recommended operational measures to address gaps and challenges.

  • Contribute in the development of ToRs for external consultants.

  • Responsible of the production of high quality narrative reports in a timely manner and based on the agreed template and processes.

  • Provide guidance to teams/partners to identify convenient locations for undertaking project activities based on technical standards.

  • Engage in proposal development as required by the Program Manager.

  • Ensure that the quality of implementation in reference to the donor’s guidelines, national SOPs, best practices while also generating evidence to show contribution to WVL national strategic objectives.

  • Ensure that lessons learned, risks and innovation are well documented and shared with the program team.

  • Support the identification and escalation of advocacy issues to Program Manager.

  • Participate in periodic evaluations of the impact of the project on the beneficiaries with support from the MEAL unit.

  • Ensure compliance with donor and World Vision’s policies and technical tools set in place

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

20%

Build relationships & capacities of the hosting and beneficiary community

  • Build and maintain healthy partnerships with local partners covered in the project while identifying possible partners for future collaboration.

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them in the project interventions and agree on their contributions in order to ensure sustainability.

  • Ensure partners’ capacity assessment is conducted and capacity building plans are in place and implemented.

  • Support the Program Manager in engaging and pre-positioning WV with NGOs and local partners to scale up the education portfolio in the area.

  • Actively attend and participate in sector working groups

  • Support in undertaking a stakeholder mapping analysis ( on the different NGOs operating in the sector and areas, in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfil, power dynamics, and to identify potential local ).

  • In collaboration with the technical specialist, contribute to technical evaluation of activities and take initiative to propose adjustment of activities depending on needs and circumstances.

Strong network is built and the capacities of partners is assessed

15%

Handle Staff Management

  • Develop JDs and Recruit staff, whenever needed.

  • Provide leadership and coaching to the direct reports in terms of project management and quality implementation.

  • Effectively manage the performance of direct reports ensuring performance agreements, regular performance reviews, and annual appraisals are done. Address performance or behavioral issues when they arise.

  • Together with the Program Manager and technical Specialist, plan and provide opportunities for capacity building to project team in consultation with P&C Department to ensure coordinated technical and personal development.

Staff are managed effectively to meet project objectives

15%

Handle output level reporting, safeguarding and accountability incidents reporting

  • Ensure that output level reporting is done as per the established guidelines

  • Complete the required information in Activity info as per the set deadlines

  • Fill project targets as per the set guidelines

  • Ensure timely reporting for information disseminated to communities/partners

  • Develop project-specific material such as QandAs

  • Conduct activities that enable partners to be properly informed about WVL, its Complaint mechanism, the project activities and WVL Safeguarding policy

  • Fill the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis and send it to the relevant focal person

  • Ensure children and caregivers in need of case management are reffered according to the established guidelines.

  • Ensure all Protection and CP cases are properly referred and documented.

  • Oversee the implementation of Child Protection Standards and Child Safe Organization.

  • Report any child and adult safeguarding incident as per the established guidelines and ensure that safeguarding incidents are being reported by project staff as required

  • Report on the Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) ensure that MoVs are validated

  • Report on the activities in a timely and quality manner that would help submission of accurate reports internally and externally.

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in WVLs spiritual nurture and other organizational events

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 3 years of proven experience in implementation of Education/Child Protection/Protection programming; human rights and/or advocacy work.

  • Strong understanding of best practices and strategies in protection and Education programming (protection monitoring, GBV, Child protection, ECCD);  

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

  • Proven experience in community mobilization;

  • Proven experience working in emergency settings;  

  • Strong understanding of project Cycle Management and tools

  • Experience in implementing projects through local partners and providing direct technical support to local organizations;  

  • Strong written and oral communication skills, effective in representation and liaison with external parties;  

  • Good Communication and interpersonal skills with ability to network and negotiate with partners and government bodies.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to dynamic team operating in a fragile environment

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • University degree or higher education relevant to Social Studies, Education, Protection, Development Studies human rights, law or other relevant fields;

  • Good computer literacy in Microsoft Office package (incl. Excel), and holder of a valid driver’s license.  

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Project Management for Development (PMD), Project Management for Professional (PMPs);International Network for Education in Emergencies (INEE)

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

  • Field and office based.

  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.

Physical

Requirements

Language

Requirements

Excellent written and spoken English and Arabic languages

National Director, WV Democratic Republic of Congo

*Please submit your CV in English.

COUNTRY CONTEXT:

World Vision Democratic Republic of Congo (WVDRC) has operations in 13 of DRC’s 26 provinces. WVDRC began in the 1980s as an emergency relief organization growing into one of the largest INGO present in DRC, working across transformational development, humanitarian response and advocacy ministries for the well-being of children and their families. While rich in natural resources and wealth, decades of exploitation and poor governance in the DRC have led to protracted and violent conflicts over political power and natural resources. This has left 72% of 89.5 million Congolese living in extreme poverty on less than $1.90 a day.

By 2025 WV DRC and partners will contribute to the sustainable well-being of 44.1 million children through programming and advocacy work. Direct programming will reach almost 10 million children of which 7.9 million are considered Most Vulnerable Children.

The average annual budget in the last five years has been USD $72 million with USD $45 million in cash funding and the balance in Gifts In Kind. The total workforce is an average of 550 annually. Key sectors of focus are Education, Child Protection, WASH, Resilience & Livelihoods, Health & Nutrition and Emergency Response. Long term development and emergency programs are implemented throughout the 13 provinces where WV is present and they are divided in 3 main regions or ‘zones’, Eastern, Western and Southern Zones. Major donors include private individual donors, USAID, UN (WFP, UNICEF, UNHCR), FCDO, GAC, EU governments.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To provide overall strategic and operational leadership for World Vision DRC.

  • Strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Ministry in DRC as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure high Ministry quality and high impact on the field; Be accountable for all of the above.

  • Ensure that WV’s ministry is directly contributing to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfillment of their rights within families and communities.

  • Represent WV to all donors, project partners, other WV Partnership offices and divisions, local Government, Church representatives and non-governmental organizations serving according to given Power of Attorney.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Spiritual Leadership:

  • Ensure that WVDRC has high quality Christian Commitment strategy and operations plan and they are appropriate for country context.

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, Ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.

  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Ministry Performance:

  • Ensure high quality and high impact on the field by leading in a way that WVDRC programs are achieving expected annual targets on sustainable basis in line with strategic priorities.

  • Ensure adequate resources are acquired and managed to meet and enable quality program implementation.

  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development.

  • Ensure adequate oversight over project proposals, reports, integrated audits, and ministry evaluations to assure that impact and accountability patterns are met.

  • Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders. Ensure adequate oversight towards relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports according to program objectives and standards.

Strategy, Operating Plan and Long- and Short- Term Targets:

  • Ensure that there is documented Country strategy, Ministry strategies and operating plans, and the latter have been derived from overall strategy and have clear and measurable short-term and long-term targets; Ensure that Ministry strategies are aligned with Partnership Strategic priorities and Our Promise.

  • Ensure that there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and Partnership Strategy. Facilitate and be accountable for strategies execution and monitoring.

  • Support Senior Leadership Team to make consistent and progressive steps towards organizational and programmatic consistency and sustainability; effectively communicate workplans and priorities derived from the organizational strategies by partnering with Senior Leadership Team to ensure synchronized accountabilities, objectives and associated budgets.

  • Enhance organizational excellence by establishing operational benchmarks, timeframes, targets for accountability, KPIs and resources needed to achieve strategic goals, proactively driving improvements if necessary.

  • Enhance sustainable programming supported by stable, long term financing to develop sustainable funding base and to pursue new and innovative funding sources to meet WV Lesotho’s strategic priorities.

  • Play a leading role in developing and managing effective partnerships and networks with both existing and new key partners.

Organizational Leadership:

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among staff and partners and ensure they are the core foundation of the office strategies and work.

  • Promote a leadership and management style that enables the integration of operations across DRC.

  • Ensure that capable staff is available to implement office strategy and operational plans.

  • Supervise Senior Leadership Team, all policies, organizational planning and development, ensure clarity around roles, motivate Senior Leadership Team and facilitate effective team dynamics.

  • Review and approve Senior Leadership Team succession plans; ensure that proper capacity is in place and succession plan is updated and executed.

  • Lead and Manage in a way that facilitates the high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity; Promote culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seek to implement Performance Management guidelines on reasonable level; Champion Senior Leadership Team in proper implementation of Performance Evaluations on annual level.

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being.

  • Respect, value and promote gender, age, religious and ethnic diversity.

  • Ensure high standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organization. It also includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.

  • Visit projects frequently to encourage, build relationships, and support WV programs.

Advocacy and Representation:

  • Represent WV DRC, engage and build strategic alliances with the Government of individual countries, boards, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within the specific context.

  • Lead and facilitate strategies for the promotion of justice that look for the change of unfair structures that oppress those in need; Ensure that WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to deserve public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust.

  • Strengthen awareness of World Vision’s program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.

  • Ensure that WV Brand is respected within all operational areas and none of office operations or staff conduct harm it.

  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing excellent donor experience and acquisition of Ministry funds; Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimization of all resources.

Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance:

  • Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices, that would result in successful financial and operational audit scores.

  • Oversee action planning and execution to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner; oversee appropriate reporting of audit results and actions.

  • Oversee strong financial compliance through timeliness and completeness of financial reports.

  • Oversee strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.

  • Provide direction and focus for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in most effective and efficient way.

  • Manage overall financial integrity of the program to WV Support Offices, Donors, the Government and other stakeholders.

  • Provide overall strategic leadership and initiative for identifying and securing financial resources to support the program.

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

  • Develop and maintain capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies.

  • Oversee regular review of security and safety plans and protocols (security manual, evacuation plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan, and risk assessments at national and AP levels) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors.

  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster management and response.

  • Liaise with other international organizations to collect information about the security environment and, where appropriate, discuss joint responses to security threats.

Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

  • Ensure that the country office comply with local legal requirements and standards.

  • Represent WV country office in courts, if required.

  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI Standards and Principles implementation.

  • Ensure that the entity functions in a complementary, cohesive manner where the principles of interdependence and twin citizenship guide the contribution made to the Partnership and the use of WV Partnership resources.

  • Ensure business continuity through an integrated risk management approach, including security, financial, operational and reputation risks by developing contingency plans and scenarios; and take ownership of the action plans.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in international development, Social Science or related field is required.

  • Significant executive experience in handling complex humanitarian emergencies and country/national multi-sectoral programs preferably in a fragile context.

  • French language proficiency is essential.

  • Previous National/Country Director experience is required.

  • Minimum 3 years executive leadership experience in a large international organization.

  • Requires at least 15 years’ experience in International NGO leadership.

  • Proven experience in overseeing large Government grants, major private donors and/or complex multi-sectorial development and humanitarian programs.

  • Requires prior experience in country strategy development, donor engagement, risk management and organizational development.

  • Proven track record of fundraising across multiple type of donors ( ie; governments, private organizations, etc..)

  • Experience in leading a multi-cultural senior leadership team.

  • Strong networking, representation and communication skills with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to cope under significant pressure in extreme hardship contexts.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, donors, the Advisory Council and other stakeholders.

  • Understands and values equity, diversity and inclusion to achieve organizational goals.

  • High level of emotional intelligence.

  • Must be a collaborator and team builder committed to the transfer of skills and competencies.

  • Responsible steward of resources and assets.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40 % of the time.